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New giant dinosaur unearthed
A new species of dinosaur unearthed in Southern Patagonia, Argentina, may represent one of the most complete examples of gigantic titanosaurian sauropod dinosaurs ever discovered.
£60m graphene innovation centre to be based in Manchester
The Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre will be critical in developing commercial applications and in maintaining the UK’s world-leading position in graphene and related 2-D materials.
One of world’s earliest Christian charms found
A 1,500-year-old papyrus fragment found in our John Rylands Library has been identified as one the world’s earliest surviving Christian charms.
Manchester Professor is new President of European Association of Cancer Research
The European Association of Cancer Research has appointed Professor Richard Marais as its new President, sitting from 2014 to 2016.
Hormone analysis helps identify horny rhinos
The first comprehensive study of captive black rhino reproduction in Europe highlights how hormone analysis could improve the success of breeding programmes.
Spectacular supernova’s mysteries revealed
New research by a team of UK and European-based astronomers is helping to solve the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year.
Graphene paints a corrosion-free future
A thin layer of graphene paint can make impermeable and chemically resistant coatings which could be used for packaging to keep food fresh and to protect metal structures.
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